Location

University of Nevada Las Vegas, Barrick Museum

Start Date

11-4-2008 8:30 AM

End Date

10-4-2008 9:00 AM

Description

Abstract:

-Provide an overview of the role of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) at Yucca Mountain

-Describe the process NRC will use to decide whether or not to authorize construction of a repository at Yucca Mountain

-Explain options and highlight important milestones that apply to Tribes as potential participants in NRC’s process

Keywords

Repository; Tribes; U.S. Nucelar Regulatory Commission; Yucca Mountain

Disciplines

Environmental Health and Protection | Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment | Environmental Law | Environmental Monitoring | Environmental Policy | Environmental Public Health | Indian and Aboriginal Law | Pharmacology, Toxicology and Environmental Health | Policy Design, Analysis, and Evaluation | Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration | Public Health | Sustainability

Comments

32 PowerPoint slides & Biography

JKotra_Bio.pdf (6 kB)
Biography

 
Apr 11th, 8:30 AM Apr 10th, 9:00 AM

NRC’s decision process: Judging the safety of a proposed repository

University of Nevada Las Vegas, Barrick Museum

Abstract:

-Provide an overview of the role of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) at Yucca Mountain

-Describe the process NRC will use to decide whether or not to authorize construction of a repository at Yucca Mountain

-Explain options and highlight important milestones that apply to Tribes as potential participants in NRC’s process